The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 79 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing CMS 51 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 1.41% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.38% 9.94% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 17
Average daily rate £335 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
448 352 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.45% 14.16% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 157 184
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 17
Average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.55 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
CMS
South East

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 26 £343 +14.16% 1
Slough +11 6 £270 -20.00%
Bracknell +4 4 £400 - 1
Maidenhead -3 4 £250 -
Newbury -1 1 £130 -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 43 (48.86%) Content Management
2 40 (45.45%) HTML
3 31 (35.23%) CSS
4 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 26 (29.55%) SEO
6 23 (26.14%) jQuery
7 20 (22.73%) HTML5
8 16 (18.18%) Marketing
8 16 (18.18%) C#
8 16 (18.18%) .NET
9 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
9 15 (17.05%) Publishing
9 15 (17.05%) Analytics
10 14 (15.91%) MVC
10 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.77%) CSS3
11 13 (14.77%) Open Source
11 13 (14.77%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (14.77%) Sitecore
12 12 (13.64%) JSON
12 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
12 12 (13.64%) Magnolia
12 12 (13.64%) Ajax
12 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 11 (12.50%) Java
14 10 (11.36%) MS Office
14 10 (11.36%) XML
14 10 (11.36%) Project Management
14 10 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
14 10 (11.36%) Time Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (13.64%) Magnolia
3 10 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.27%) WordPress
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
2 9 (10.23%) Photoshop
3 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Broadband
1 1 (1.14%) PBX
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Subversion
1 5 (5.68%) Grunt
2 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.14%) Xcode
General
1 16 (18.18%) Marketing
2 15 (17.05%) Publishing
3 8 (9.09%) Games
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.68%) Automotive
6 4 (4.55%) Finance
6 4 (4.55%) French Language
7 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.27%) Interactive Media
8 1 (1.14%) Czech Language
8 1 (1.14%) Danish Language
8 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (1.14%) German Language
8 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.14%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.14%) Korean Language
8 1 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Developer
2 10 (11.36%) Copywriter
3 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Content Manager
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Mobile Web Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Content Editor
8 3 (3.41%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.27%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.45%) HTML
2 31 (35.23%) CSS
3 23 (26.14%) jQuery
4 20 (22.73%) HTML5
5 16 (18.18%) .NET
6 13 (14.77%) CSS3
7 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 12 (13.64%) Ajax
7 12 (13.64%) JSON
8 10 (11.36%) XML
9 7 (7.95%) XHTML
10 6 (6.82%) Web Services
10 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.68%) Spring
11 5 (5.68%) Struts2
11 5 (5.68%) Sencha Touch
11 5 (5.68%) Struts
12 4 (4.55%) Sass
13 3 (3.41%) REST
13 3 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Open Source
2 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.82%) Copywriting
4 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.41%) Social Media
5 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.27%) W3C
6 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.27%) New Media
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Xbox
7 1 (1.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Content Management
2 26 (29.55%) SEO
3 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
3 15 (17.05%) Analytics
4 14 (15.91%) MVC
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 10 (11.36%) Time Management
6 9 (10.23%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (9.09%) Web Analytics
7 8 (9.09%) Web Development
7 8 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.68%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (18.18%) C#
3 11 (12.50%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.14%) Lua
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Sitecore
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.09%) Adobe
4 5 (5.68%) Sencha
5 4 (4.55%) FatWire
6 1 (1.14%) Open Text
6 1 (1.14%) Huawei
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Nortel
6 1 (1.14%) Avaya
6 1 (1.14%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.14%) Ektron